Places To Visit In Phuket

4.6 / 5 40 votes

Country rank: 1 out of 31 Places To Visit In Thailand

Sub-Region: Southern Thailand

Ad

Here are the top 99 tourist attractions to see in Phuket:

1. Promthep Cape

Promthep Cape

4.0

22 kms
from city center

/

1 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Prompthep Cape at the southern end of Phuket is the perfect location to get that million dollar picture of a gorgeous sunset. After enjoying the delightful sunset, tourists often enjoy shopping for souvenirs and a nice seafood dinner at the scenic Prompthep restaurant located along the bay.

Read More

2. Patong Beach

Patong Beach

5.0

7 kms
from city center

/

2 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The vibrant beach town of Patong is the heart of Phuket - with its loud, bold and colorful display of tourist attractions. It has everything for an ideal vacation - ranging from beaches to a super fun nightlife, to shopping and some truly amazing Thai cuisine. Patong is often one of the top destinat...

Read More

3. Bangla Road

Bangla Road

4.6

8 kms
from city center

/

3 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Located along Patong beach, Bangla road is a bustling haven of entertainment. It is the perfect place for a late evening stroll or a night out. The beer pubs, street performances, ping pong shows and disco bars all contribute to the lively and infectious atmosphere - you can't help but become part o...

Read More

4. Big Buddha

Big Buddha

4.3

14 kms
from city center

/

4 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Big Buddha is a 45 m high statue of Buddha visible from miles away showcasing an impressive e work of craftsmanship and dedication.

Read More

Phuket Packages

Compare quotes from upto 3 travel agents for free


View All Packages for Phuket >

5. Karon View Point

Karon View Point

3.9

18 kms
from city center

/

5 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Karon View Point in south Phuket is a sought-after stop point by many tourists on their way to visiting the surrounding beaches.It offers a beautiful panoramic view over the sea, including three bays and is an ideal spot for relaxing and having a bite or two.

Read More

6. Wat Chalong

Wat Chalong

4.5

12 kms
from city center

/

6 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

One of the most popular temples of Phuket, Chalong Wat is an impressive building almost always flocked with devotees and tourists.

Read More

Top Hotels in Phuket

  • @Buasri By Ohm

    Staring from THB 3,200

  • Baan Wanicha Bed and Breakfast Resort

    Staring from THB 3,550

  • The Scene Condo by The Rich

    Staring from THB 1,200

7. Phuket FantaSea

Phuket FantaSea

3.6

6 kms
from city center

/

7 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Phuket FantaSea is a theme park often referred to as the Disneyland of South East Asia.

Read More

8. Kata Noi Beach

Kata Noi Beach

3.8

17 kms
from city center

/

8 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The white sandy beach of Kata Noi is a tucked away in a quiet, out of the way spot for those handful of people seeking peace and calmness. Tourists, in addition to the beach cuisine and massages, also enjoy a bit of surfing at this beach.

Read More

9. Nai Harn Beach

Nai Harn Beach

4.6

20 kms
from city center

/

9 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The laid-back Nai Harn Beach in the south of Phuket is a nice spot for vacationing among hills, islands, palm trees and clear water. Tourists flock here for a day of relaxed frolicking by the bay, getting massages and eating Thai food while lounging in chairs along the beachside.

Read More

10. Bang Tao Beach

Bang Tao Beach

4.4

8 kms
from city center

/

10 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Bang Tao Beach on the western coast of Phuket is one of the more elegant beaches in the city. Along with its many luxury hotels and resorts, including the Laguna Phuket, Bang Tao is also popular for its beach clubs

Read More

11. Karon Beach

Karon Beach

4.7

13 kms
from city center

/

11 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Karon beach is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket, and has a long beautiful coastline. The beach is known for its nightlife and resorts, as well as the quaint Soi Patak temple and the temple market around it.

Read More

12. Freedom Beach

Freedom Beach

3.9

11 kms
from city center

/

12 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The quiet Freedom beach, located near Patong beach is often frequented by tourists who want some calm and relaxation. The beach can only be accessed by a boat ride, which takes you along delightful coves and bays. Tourists often enjoy snorkelling and the marine life of this beach.

Read More

13. Kata Beach

Kata Beach

4.7

15 kms
from city center

/

13 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

One of the most popular beaches in Phuket, Kata beach is ideal for a family vacation. With its choice array of dining venues, nightclubs, shopping and beach activities, visitors are guaranteed entertainment. The island in the bay also makes for a beautiful sunset experience.

Read More

14. Water Sports

Water Sports

3.5

15 kms
from city center

/

14 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The best way to beat the heat at Phuket and enjoy the thrill is by water sport activities available at various beaches.

Read More

15. Phuket Trickeye Museum

Phuket Trickeye Museum

3.7

10 kms
from city center

/

15 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Phuket Trickeye Museum is an exhibition center where one can experience the world of illusion created through an ancient technique.

Read More

16. Siam Niramit Phuket

Siam Niramit Phuket

3.5

5 kms
from city center

/

16 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

A beautiful kaleidoscope of colors, myths and history and with over a 100 artists, the Siam Niramat portrays a deep and breathtaking narrative of 700 years of Thai history and culture. The carefully recreated traditional Thai village around the theatre, with its little huts and delightful guides, as...

Read More

17. Dolphins Bay Phuket

Dolphins Bay Phuket

3.5

12 kms
from city center

/

17 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Dolphin Bay in Phuket offers a delightful experience to all its visitors - where you get to watch these lovable sea creatures do a series of clever tricks - jumping through hoops and playing ball, and even paint with a brush in their mouth! You also have the option of the Royal Swim, where you can f...

Read More

18. Monkey Hill

Monkey Hill

3.8

9 kms
from city center

/

18 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Toh Sae Hill or Monkey Hill is often frequented by tourists who like to spend time watching the frolicky creatures up to their mischievous antics. They can also be fed little treats, and even have been trained by a local man to perform some little tricks. Be slightly careful though, they can sometim...

Read More

19. Chalong Bay and Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Chalong Bay and Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

3.8

12 kms
from city center

/

19 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

An amazing way to relish your alcohol thirst is through a short tour of Chalong Bay Rum distillery situated at Chalong Bay area of Phuket.

Read More

20. Surin Beach

Surin Beach

4.4

7 kms
from city center

/

20 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Surin beach, also sometimes called as Millionaire's row, is a celebrity favorite due to its classy resorts and hotels along the bay. The calming turquoise waters, white sand and the many beach attractions ensure a fulfilling experience to those who visit it.

Read More

21. Mai Khao Beach

Mai Khao Beach

3.8

21 kms
from city center

/

21 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The Mai Kao beach in northwest Phuket, is still pristine and lesser developed as a part of the Sirinath National Park. With its name literally translating to white wood, this 11 km long stretch along the coast is perfect for a long and uninterrupted walk. Once a year, the beach hosts the Songkran fe...

Read More

22. Khao Rang

Khao Rang

3.3

8 kms
from city center

/

22 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Perfect for a cosy and romantic date, the Khao Rang Hill, with its scenic beauty, viewpoint bridge and quaint restaurants, is fast becoming a tourist favourite. Some of the popular restaurants include the Tunk ka Cafe, and Khao Rang Breeze. The Wat Khao Rang Buddha temple is another attraction on th...

Read More

23. Nai Thon Beach

Nai Thon Beach

3.7

14 kms
from city center

/

23 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The secluded and sparsely crowded Naithon beach is located in western Phuket. The drive to the beach takes you through lush green pastures, and tourists often spend time here in exploring rocky coves and scuba diving activities. The famous Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is also located at Naithon, where ...

Read More

24. Nai Yang Beach

Nai Yang Beach

4.0

16 kms
from city center

/

24 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The off-beaten and shady Nai Yang beach, with its casuarina trees, little beach bars and shacks remains a favourite of those tourists who discover it. It is ideal for lounging around, getting traditional massages and sampling some delicious local cuisine. The famous Sirinath Park is also located nea...

Read More

25. Kamala Beach

Kamala Beach

4.5

6 kms
from city center

/

25 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Kamala beach to the north of Patong is popular among families and retired travellers,who enjoy a nice vacation in this quieter bay. The beach is famous for its restaurants along the coast including Cafe Del Mar and other popular Thai restaurants, and also has two small shopping alleys selling tradit...

Read More

26. Ya Nui Beach

Ya Nui Beach

3.4

21 kms
from city center

/

26 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The quaint little cove of Ya Nui is located in the south of Phuket, between Windmill Cove and Promthep Cape. With its charming blue-green waters, soft sand and corals, the bay offers a lot of activities like snorkelling, kayaking and fishing.

Read More

27. Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

Gibbon Rehabilitation Project

3.4

12 kms
from city center

/

27 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Located in a national park about 25 km south of the old Phuket town, the Gibbon Rehabilitation Project is worth a visit to understand, and appreciate nature. Witness the rescued gibbons live and thrive in their natural habitat, and realise the importance of wildlife conservation.

Read More

28. Soi Dog Foundation

Soi Dog Foundation

3.7

20 kms
from city center

/

28 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Established in 2003, the Soi Dog Foundation is home to many stray animals of Thailand, where friends of the furry creatures are allowed to drop in. It has received international acclaim for its work, particularly following the 2004 tsunami and 2011 Bangkok floods. Rescued animals are provided a lovi...

Read More

29. Phuket Old Town

Phuket Old Town

4.2

10 kms
from city center

/

29 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The old town of Phuket is a place that takes one to the cultural walk amid all the beautiful traditional architectures and markets.

Read More

30. Banana Beach

Banana Beach

4.4

24 kms
from city center

/

30 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Nestled between the beaches of Bang Tao and Nai Thon, the quiet Banana Beach is hidden behind large palm trees and a secret delight for those who visit it. With beautiful clear waters for swimming and snorkelling, and great seafood, it is the perfect place to spend a lazy and relaxing day away.

Read More

31. Phuket Aquarium

Phuket Aquarium

3.6

18 kms
from city center

/

31 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Phuket Aquarium is a world of some of the most exotic creatures of the sea exhibiting the beautiful marine life.

Read More

32. Sirinat National Park

Sirinat National Park

3.6

16 kms
from city center

/

32 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The Sirinath National Park is one of Phuket's most popular tourist attractions. Its many acres of protected areas include white sandy beaches, coral reefs, coniferous and evergreen forests as well as mangroves. Tourists flock in many numbers to explore the 13 km coastline of this beautiful park.

Read More

33. Wat Phra Thong

Wat Phra Thong

3.2

9 kms
from city center

/

33 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The legendary Wat Phra Thong temple or the Golden Buddha Image Temple holds a special place in the hearts of the people because of its magical history. After being accidentally discovered, the beautiful temple and gardens had to be constructed around the majestic golden buddha because it just could ...

Read More

34. Rawai Beach

Rawai Beach

4.0

20 kms
from city center

/

34 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Loved for its great seafood restaurants, Rawai Beach in the south of Phuket Island offers a lively local ambience with its fishing community, seafood markets and quiet beach life. It is also a great place for some island hopping, as the popular Coral Islands and Koh Bon are located nearby.

Read More

35. Ao Sane

Ao Sane

3.0

20 kms
from city center

/

35 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Ao Sane in Phuket, is a small, quiet beach made up of three bays. People can often be found here enjoying the demure tropical life, sampling some delicious seafood in the local restaurants or even doing a bit of snorkelling. There are also some nice bamboo huts for rent along the coast.

Read More

36. Upside Down House of Phuket

Upside Down House of Phuket

3.4

5 kms
from city center

/

36 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The Upside Down house in Phuket or the Baan Teelanka, is a quirky, colour architectural wonder. Enter the house through the attic, walk on the ceiling like one of your favourite superheroes, and take in the cleverly constructed interiors of the upside down rooms, with even little fish swimming upsid...

Read More

37. Raya Island

Raya Island

3.6

39 kms
from city center

/

37 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Racha islands in the south of Phuket are a favorite spot for diving and snorkelling, because of the beautiful turquoise waters and the abundant marine life along this bay. After landing on the u-shaped Ao Tawan Tok bay, people often frequent the luxury resort The Racha, and enjoy strolling walks and...

Read More

38. Karon Temple Market

Karon Temple Market

3.4

12 kms
from city center

/

38 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Karon Temple Market on Patak road is popular for its cheap and delightful local trinkets, as well as the wide array of local cuisine. From mouthwatering meat skewers to delicious mangoes and passionfruit, the market is sure to whet any appetite. The street food, and Pad thai are other fast-selling f...

Read More

39. Tiger Kingdom

Tiger Kingdom

4.0

5 kms
from city center

/

39 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Spread over 4 acres at the foot of the Patong Hill, Tiger Kindom is the beautiful home of many different breeds of Indochinese tigers. Bred in captivity by birth, these magnificent beasts often let you even pet them and provides you with a unique, intimate view of their lives in the lush green reser...

Read More

40. Cape Panwa

Cape Panwa

3.5

18 kms
from city center

/

40 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

Cape Panwa, or Khao Kat beach in south-west Phuket is known for its quiet solitude and luxury villas. Although not a swimming beach, it is ideal for taking long walks as it offers a beautiful view over the Chalong Bay and Lone Islands, as well as the adjoining mangrove swamps. The beach also has a f...

Read More

41. Wat Suwan Khiri Wong

Wat Suwan Khiri Wong

3.3

6 kms
from city center

/

41 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The Wat Suwan Khiri Wong or the Patong temple, is a dazzling red and gold extravaganza offering a glimpse into the rich culture of old Patong. The intricately designed roof, gold coated detail and majestic Buddha statue make this a must-visit for anyone wishing to soak in Thai architecture.

Read More

42. Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

Wat Suwan Khiri Khet

3.3

12 kms
from city center

/

42 out of 99
Places To Visit in Phuket

The Wat Suwan Khiri Ket or the Karon temple is a colourful, attractive shrine located in Phuket. It has richly decorated and painted interiors depicting the life of the Buddha, with statues of huge coloured serpents and and other beasts erected in various places around the temple premises. Monks can...

Read More